June Food & Farms in the News



The alarming die-off of bees continues.

Just in time for National Pollinator Week, one of the largest documented bumblebee deaths in the Western U.S.

Here’s a powerful image of what a produce department might look like without our bee friends.

Five of 13 major pest species have evolved resistance to genetically modified corn and cotton, and their numbers seem to be steadily growing.

Is fertile (organic) topsoil one of our most powerful weapons in the fight against climate change?

A recent wheat scare leaves Washington farmers in limbo.

Meanwhile, the value of organic crops in Washington continues to grow.

The drama around the farm bill continues to snowball; what will happen now that the House has officially rejected the bill is the subject of much speculation.

Official reports are in: food is only going to get more expensive.